Manufactured by Handwerck in the 99 model, this girl is as sweet as can be! Adorn your collection cabinet with this darling girl, in a sweet, summery costume. For the new or experienced collector, she will make a great choice, bound to draw attention and stares. This girl is a true beauty, one who would make a proud addition to any collection!
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She has a bisque socket head with beautiful modeling and expert painting, with big brown glass sleep eyes, framed by painted upper and lower lashes, thick feathered brows, an open mouth with four upper teeth and a dimpled chin, with lightly blushed cheeks and pierced ears. Atop her head sits a rich amber mohair wig in short, soft curls. She stands at 16” tall on her original fully-jointed stamped Handwerck wood & composition body.
She wears a vintage pale yellow satin dress, fully lined with white cotton. The bodice has a white cotton overlay, with horizontal tucks and eyelet lace at the waist and collar, and a pink silk bow at the center of the waist. The skirt has a yellow silk ruffle at the waist, and white lace trim. The sleeves are trimmed with white lace and white silk ribbon, tied in bows. Underneath, she wears an antique striped white cotton dress with lace trim, and a pair of cream satin pantaloons with lace trim. On her feet are a pair of white knit socks and white flocked shoes. On her head is an antique straw hat, with a white silk ribbon and white and green silk flowers, and she wears a pair of faux pearl earrings.
MARKS: 99 DEP / 7 1/2
CONDITION: Excellent. Her gorgeous, pale bisque head is free of cracks, chips, hairlines, and restoration, and has expert and delicate painting of features, crisp and deep modeling of an absolutely gorgeous face, and pleasant, subtle color. The glass eyes sparkle, and sleep well. The wood & composition body with shiny original finish and in great condition with only minor age wear. The left thigh has been replaced with an appropriate, repainted antique. This girl is a real darling!
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Darling 16” Handwerck 99 in Sweet Yellow